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Volunteer River Herring Monitoring: Charles River (April 1 - June 1, 2020)

MIT Sea Grant in collaboration with the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) will be coordinating a volunteer group to conduct river herring monitoring on the Charles River this year. The Monitoring period will be April…
Scientist looks at a row of glass growing tanks
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2020 Funding Opportunity: Addressing Economic and Market Needs of the U.S. Aquaculture Industry

Photo: Christopher Katalinas/Sea Grant Subject to the availability of funding, Sea Grant anticipates approximately $5,000,000 will be available for research projects and programs that will significantly advance the understanding of the economics…
American lobster with both claws banded
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Sea Grant American Lobster Research Program Funding Opportunity

Photo: Mike Ross | UNH Photographic Services NOTE: DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO APRIL 21, 2020! The American Lobster Research Program is part of Sea Grant's American Lobster Initiative and is a competition run by NOAA's National Sea…
Three smiling students crouch in a salt marsh counting species of grass.
An aerial shot of a blue-green Massachusetts Bay and Castle Island with many boats and a couple of tall ships
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November 19, 2019: MIT Sea Grant Core Funded Research Progress Update

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 from 1:00 - 3:30 pm 12 Emily Street (NW98), Cambridge, MA 02139 The streamed video of the session is available to view here, and embedded below. MIT Sea Grant provides competitive funding opportunities through…
A shipping container on the water at sunset
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A Carbon Tax for Shipping: Theory and (Possible) Practice

Please join us at MIT Sea Grant  Wednesday, November 20, 2019 from 1:30-2:30 pm 12 Emily Street (NW98), Cambridge, MA 02139   A tax on carbon emissions is widely perceived (by economists) as the most efficient way to reduce carbon…
A blue vectorized map of the Gulf of Maine with the symposium logo overlaid
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MIT Sea Grant Joins Hundreds of Leaders and Scientists Focusing on the Future of the Gulf of Maine

Scientists, planners, and leaders – largely from New England and the Maritime Provinces (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island) have convened in Portland for the Gulf of Maine 2050 International Symposium November 4-8, 2019.…
Rep. Dylan Fernandes, Matthew Charette and Michael Triantafyllou talk after a presentation on the Blue Economy at the State House
A group of scientists and volunteeres gathered on a dock for Shell Day last year
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SHELL DAY 2019 | August 22 & 23

Join the first coastal acidification monitoring blitz in the Northeast! Over 50 organizations will simultaneously collect water samples across New England to provide a snapshot of seawater conditions affecting shellfish and other coastal…